Mormonism and Non-Mormonism don't link to future lives. Narcissism, androgyny, obsession with pop cultureвthe problems with Western women go on and on. In fact, you likely will meet a few. They even refrain from tea and coffee. The hardest thing is the feeling of being completely shut out. I hope this will change in the future - it would be difficult living a lifestyle like this in the long run. It is highly likely that she will pressure you to convert, and if you resist, she may resent you for being the barrier to her being sealed to her children. But I've met those 3 dates to engagement couples. In any case; I can assure you from your post that he doesn't sound like he's being selfish; the behavior does sound like its residency related and not selfishness related. I do hope I'm able to make the necessary sacrifices to make my marriage work.
Thanks for adding your experiences. The goal of dating at that age is to broaden your social circle and learn more about yourself. Now after reading this blog I feel like I made the right choice. For any woman who does not want to sacrifice her career goals…. Do you and your girlfriend have any kind of plan for how you're going to manage your relationship while you're both in residency. God knows the big picture. And of course we have been taughtвby Brigham Young, at leastвthat even when Christ comes during the Millenium there will be those who will not accept him as their Savior even if they accept him as the leader of the world. Like you I grew up with and taught the standard LDS beliefs about temple marriage, celestial kingdom, etc. Mormons are also taught "Families can be together forever. He is in a way to become a Ex mormon.
He has chosen to become a GP rather than an orthopeadic surgeon because that allows him to be home more. You were a banker too. My kids have run as far away from medicine as possible in terms of a career and my daughter only dates people who have balance in their lives. Should I get rebaptized. You are a good person and she can see that. This girl is also a real person, not a caricature of a cult member, and even if the ultimate result is a breakup, she deserves to be treated with compassion and respect. I wouldn't wish this shit on my enemy. But that was also a possibility if he had married a non-mormon. When my nephews started looking at porn on computers everybody blamed me when it wasn't me. I'm pointing this out because I don't know her and couldn't tell you what to expect.
She hasn't submitted the paperwork yet but I have no doubt that she will do this eventually. If you are dating a Mormon girl, then always wear a good shirt, jeans or pants, and avoid T-shirts with offensive wording or graphics. We talked during the break and saw each other a few times before he moved, but he finally ended things a month into the break telling me "he loves me, but is no longer in love with me" and "doesn't think he can regain the passion. Courses were developed especially for physicians by business health experts and experienced physicians.
During "Netflix and chill" the other night, I noticed there was a documentary about mormons.